Igreja de Santiago
Igreja de Santa Maria do Castelo
Built in Gothic style over a mosque, but rebuilt by an Italian neoclassicist following earthquake damage 500 years later, this church by...
Tavira's ruined castle rises high and mighty above the town. Possibly dating back to Neolithic times, the structure was rebuilt by...
Torre da Tavira
The Torre da Tavira, which was formerly the town’s water tower (100m), houses a camera obscura. A simple but ingenious object, the...
Fado Com História
If you've not had the pleasure of experiencing fado (traditional song) before, this comprehensive introduction is very worthwhile. It's...
This very authentic Portuguese place with gold-and-blue tablecloths has an air of the 1960s, efficiency with a capital 'E', and a loyal...
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Igreja de Santiago information
Just south of Tavira's castle is the whitewashed 17th-century Igreja de Santiago, built where a small mosque probably once stood. The area beside it was formerly the Praça da Vila, the old town square.